Keep our waterways clean
5th Annual Storm Drain Art Contest
Are you a local artist with a passion for keeping the environment and Kingsport clean? Do you have an artistic talent for conveying a message within your art? The City of Kingsport Stormwater Department, with the help of the Office of Cultural Arts and Engage Kingsport, is seeking local artists and creative minds to paint five storm drains to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our rivers, stream habitat and aquatic wildlife.
To enter the contest:
- Send a color sketch of your proposed artwork around a storm drain.
- Artwork may include the street, sidewalk or both.
- Text is encouraged to convey the educational stormwater message.
- Be sure to include your name, phone and email.
The deadline to submit entries is August 5. The winners will be selected later that month. The five winning artists will receive $150 and their chance to leave their artistic talents on the streets of Kingsport.
Mail or hand deliver entries to:
Water Services Center
1113 Konnarock Rd
Kingsport, TN 37664
You may also submit a good quality photo of the sketch, emailed to: AmandaMcMullen@KingsportTN.gov
Questions? Call 423-229-9325.
See links below for more info.
Sponsors for the contest this year will be announced soon.